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Chiquita akadali akulamulira doko lalikulu ku Almirante ku Bocas del Toro.

M’chaka cha 1502, zombo za Christopher Columbus zinawonongeka kwambiri chifukwa cha mphepo yamkuntho yomwe inachitika m’mphepete mwa nyanja ku Central America. Ogwira ntchito ake ankafunika kupuma komanso pogona panyanja kuti akonze mabwatowo. Pa October 6, 1502, anaima pakati pa zisumbu zomwe zinali m’nyanja ya Caribbean yoonekera bwino kwambiri. Anakhala ku Bocas del Toro.

Pokonza mabwato, Christopher Columbus anatchula zina mwa zisumbu zimenezi, kuphatikizapo Isla Colón (Chilumba cha Columbus), kwawo kwa Bocas Town, ndi Isla Cristóbal (Chilumba cha Christopher) chapafupi. Hmm, tikuganiza kuti anali ndi ego. Pambuyo pake Columbus anayamikiridwa ndi kutulukira kwa zisumbu zimenezi ngakhale kuti eni eni eniwo akhala kumeneko kwa zaka zikwi zambiri.

Panama inali mbali ya ufumu wa Spain kwa zaka pafupifupi 300, kuyambira 1538 mpaka 1821. Panthaŵiyi, siliva ndi golidi wa Inca anatumizidwa kuchokera ku South America kupita ku Panama City, kupitikizidwa m’dziko lonselo kupita ku mbali ya Caribbean, ndi kukwezedwa m’zombo zapamadzi. kupita ku Spain. Izi zidapangitsa Bocas del Toro kukhala malo obisalamo achifwamba m'zaka za m'ma 1600 ndi 1700. Achifwambawa nthawi zambiri ankamenyana ndi apaulendo amtengo wapatali ndi zombo zopita ku Spain.

Mofulumira zaka 200 mpaka 1899 pamene United Fruit Company, yomwe pambuyo pake inadzakhala Chiquita Banana, inadzikhazikitsa yokha ku Bocas Town. Tsopano, Bocas del Toro ndiye chiyambi cha ufumu wa Chiquita. Ulimi wa nthochi kumtunda ukugwirabe ntchito monga olemba ntchito akuluakulu m'derali, amalima ndi kutumiza matani 750,000 a nthochi pachaka.

Tawuni ya Bocas ndi yomwe imagwira ntchito kwambiri pazisumbu zambiri, komwe mabwato okongola a panga amagwira ntchito ngati "magalimoto" ndipo njira zamadzi pakati pa zisumbu zimakhala "misewu". M'tawuni ya Bocas, apaulendo amawona njinga zambiri kuposa magalimoto, zomwe zimawonjezera chithumwa cham'deralo pakati pa mzindawu.